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In accordance with state law, most of the information and materials available on a North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) website are public records, are in the public domain, are not subject to copyright, and may be used or republished without NCDHHS’ permission.

Misuse or misrepresentation of NCDHHS, NCDHHS material, or third-party content could have serious legal consequences. If you have any doubt regarding NCDHHS material you plan to use or republish, please contact the program area responsible for the material or the website administrator.

To help minimize the risk of misuse or misrepresentation:

  • Do not change or misrepresent the substance or content of any material sourced from NCDHHS or its websites.
  • Clearly and unambiguously attribute the unedited material to NCDHHS and the Division or program that developed the material.
  • Prominently display a disclaimer stating that unless otherwise approved by NCDHHS, any references to specific companies or individuals; their products, services, or trademarks; or to users of NCDHHS material does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation, or guarantee by NCDHHS.